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Public Health Director

Category: Management
Description:
CLEVELAND COUNTY IS SEEKING ITS NEXT PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR WHO WILL LEAD STAFF AND WORK EFFECTIVELY WITHIN DEMANDS OF AN ORGANIZATION WHICH FOLLOWS STATE OF NC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REGULATIONS AND REPORT TO THE CLEVELAND COUNTY MANAGER AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE A PROVEN PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATOR WHO HAS IMPECCABLE INTEGRITY AND IS A COMPASSIONATE, STRATEGIC THINKER WITH A RECORD OF OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, TRANSPARENCY, STAFF EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERY. THE INCOMING HEALTH DIRECTOR MUST VALUE TEAMWORK AND COLLABORATION, AS WELL AS CHAMPION OUTSTANDING SERVICE WHILE HOLDING HIGH STANDARDS FOR SELF AND OTHERS. THE ENVIRONMENT IS RIPE FOR A LEADER WHO IS A CHANGE AGENT READY TO MAKE AN IMPACT BOTH IN THE AGENCY AND IN THE COMMUNITY. THE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DELIVERING AND PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES, STRATEGIES AND INITIATIVES TO THE CITIZENS OF CLEVELAND COUNTY. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROVIDES CLINICAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES. CLINICAL SERVICES INCLUDE: ADULT HEALTH/GENERAL CLINIC, CHILD HEALTH, DENTAL, DIABETES CLINIC, FAMILY PLANNING, IMMUNIZATIONS, MATERNAL HEALTH, SCHOOL HEALTH, WIC AND NUTRITION, EMPLOYEE WELLNESS CENTER AND A GRANT FUNDED PROGRAM CALLED NURSE FAMILY PARTNERSHIP. COMMUNITY SERVICES INCLUDE: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, HEALTH EDUCATION, SOLID WASTE AND PHARMACY. THE HEALTH DIRECTOR WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR NEARLY 200 EMPLOYEES AND A BUDGET AROUND $14M. PRIORITIES FOR THE NEXT HEALTH DIRECTOR INCLUDE: • ESTABLISHING GOALS AND PLANS TO IMPROVE CLEVELAND COUNTY HEALTH RANKING IN NC • PREPARING AND RESPONDING TO MEDICAID TRANSFORMATION • STRATEGIC FOCUS ON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND THE INCREASE IN OPIOID AND TOBACCO USE IN ADDITION, THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE (IS): • A TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER WHO WORKS TO INSPIRE STAFF BY ROLE MODELING HIGH STANDARDS, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND EXCELLENCE IN WORD AND DEED; • A CREATIVE AND COLLABORATIVE LEADER WHO BUILDS UNIQUE PARTNERSHIPS WITH BOTH TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL PARTNERS • SKILLFUL IN DIPLOMATICALLY ENGAGING WITH A DIVERSITY OF STAKEHOLDERS SUCH AS INDIVIDUAL CITIZENS, COMMUNITY GROUPS, EMPLOYEES, REGIONAL, STATE AND FEDERAL AUTHORITIES IN ORDER TO LEVERAGE COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES AND MITIGATE CHALLENGES; • NETWORKS WITH PEERS IN NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES, THE STATE AND REGION TO BENCHMARK THE ORGANIZATION, IDENTIFY BEST PRACTICES AND LEVERAGE RESOURCES; TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO HTTPS://WWW.DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM AND VIEW THE CLIENT OPENINGS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HOME PAGE. CLICK ON THE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR – CLEVELAND COUNTY LINK. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE. ALL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE EMAILED TO HIRING@DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM. RESUME SCREENING BEGINS DECEMBER 5, 2019. ON-SITE INTERVIEWS AND SKILL EVALUATION FOR THE SEMI-FINALISTS IS JANUARY 22-23, 2020 IN CLEVELAND COUNTY. CLEVELAND COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Cleveland County
Expires: 12/6/2019
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